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Season Dates and Application Periods
Daily Bag Limit: 7
Possession Bag Limit: 28
Legal Methods of Take:
- Rifle or pistol
- Bow and Arrow
30 minutes before sunrise to sunset
Squirrel hunters in Nebraska will likely find two species:
Eastern Fox Squirrel
The largest tree squirrel. Three color phases: in northeastern part of range, gray above, yellowish below; in western part, bright rust below; in South, black, often with white blaze on face and white tail tip. Large, bushy tail with yellow-tipped hairs.
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Gray above, with buff underfur showing especially on head, shoulders, back, and feet; underparts paler gray. Flattened tail bushy, gray with silvery-tipped hairs. Black phase common in northern parts of range.